Document Type

Presentation

Session Description

This presentation will introduce the practice of using a BrightSpace (D2L) course room as a repository of resources for both “College” and partner “College in the Schools” high school faculty in Open Educational Resource (OER) review, adoption, course re-design and the authoring of new materials. The presenter will describe how her Learning Institution has approached OER adoption, course redesign, and the authoring of new OER materials through faculty participation in cross-disciplinary collaborative OER Learning Circles. She will describe the process the interactive process that Central Lakes College has used to support faculty as they work through each of three pathways in adopting, using, and authoring Open Educational Resources.

Keywords

Using a D2L Course Room and Collaborative Learning Circles, Support Faculty, OER Review, Adoption, Course Redesign, and Authoring

Start Date

8-3-2017 9:30 AM

End Date

8-3-2017 10:30 AM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

Karen L. Pikula PhD is a Psychology Instructor at Central Lakes College in Brainerd Minnesota. She is also the Minnesota State OER Coordinator, Academic and Student Affairs, Educational Innovations. Her professional interests are instructional design, online learning, transfer of learning, open educational resources, open pedagogy, faculty development, and quality teacher training programs.

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Aug 3rd, 9:30 AM Aug 3rd, 10:30 AM

Using a D2L Course Room and Collaborative Learning Circles to Support Faculty in OER Review, Adoption, Course Redesign, and Authoring

This presentation will introduce the practice of using a BrightSpace (D2L) course room as a repository of resources for both “College” and partner “College in the Schools” high school faculty in Open Educational Resource (OER) review, adoption, course re-design and the authoring of new materials. The presenter will describe how her Learning Institution has approached OER adoption, course redesign, and the authoring of new OER materials through faculty participation in cross-disciplinary collaborative OER Learning Circles. She will describe the process the interactive process that Central Lakes College has used to support faculty as they work through each of three pathways in adopting, using, and authoring Open Educational Resources.